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Berry crash update - With photos

  Two people who were trapped inside their cars had to be rescued following a head-on collision on the Princes Highway at Berry yesterday. The crash involving 3 cars happened in a 100 zone on the new Berry bypass shortly after 4pm yesterday. A woman in her 60s was airlifted to St George...

National Sorry Day commemorated in Bomaderry

Residents and School Children have marked National Sorry Day in Bombaderry at the former site where children were once held, by holding a ceremony marking the 20 year anniversary of the Bringing them home report. The report acknowledged the Stolen Generations of Aboriginal Children. Wade Longbottom from the South Coast AMS says...

Albatross Aviation Technology Park plays big role in Defense Force development

New South Wales Trade and Industry Minister Niall Blair and Kiama MP Gareth Ward have toured the expanding facilities at Albatross Aviation Technology Park. The importance of the facility to the defence sector is being highlighted as the New South Wales Government works closely with Shoalhaven City Council to develop stage...

Princes Highway closed in both Directions at Berry

Emergency Services are currently at the scene of a crash at Berry which involved a number of vehicles. The incident took place just after 4 this afternoon along the new bypass. Crews are currently trying to free two people who are trapped. Traffic is affected in both directions and a rescue helicopter is...

Caravan Fire at Gerroa - Man suffers Burns

Police from the Lake Illawarra Local Area Command have been called into investigate a fire at a Gerroa Caravan Park which resulted in a man suffering burns to his hands and legs. Fire Crews responded to the the blaze at the Seven Mile Holiday Park on Crooked River Road just after...

Travel safe this Fatality Free Friday

People on the South Coast are being urged to pledge their support for road safety as part of Fatality Free Friday today. It comes as startling new research shows many drivers are still taking unacceptable risks behind the wheel. Nearly half those surveyed also admit they wouldn't ask speeding friends or family...

Focus now turns to keeping $9.5 million in the Shoalhaven

Gilmore MP Ann Sudmalis says she will fight to keep $9.5 million in Federal Government funding in the Shoalhaven, following the loss of the Shoalhaven Motorsports Complex. The money which was originally allocated under the Federal Governments National Stronger Regions Fund will have to go towards another project that will create...

Wesley Centre to start taking homeless people next week

The Wesley Centre is gearing up and almost ready to start taking homeless people from the 1st of June through until the 29th of September. The Safe Shelter Shoalhaven plan has been set up in response to the region's homelessness epidemic brought on by the rising cost of living and exorbitant...